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Are We Justified By Faith Alone?

, posted by jeremyo1610

Are we justified (made right with God) by faith alone? Or are we saved by faith, plus something else? Like maybe baptism, worshipping on a certain day, not doing certain things and/or being sure to…

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Roy Ingle, “Saved by Grace, Kept by Grace”

, posted by SEA

The idea that Arminians don’t believe in being saved by grace is simply unfounded. Arminians strongly believe that it is through the grace of God alone that a person is justified (Ephesians 2:8-9; Titus 3:5-7)….

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God’s Sovereign Choice

, posted by drwayman

“You Arminians deny the sovereignty of God and you want all the credit for your salvation. You want man to play his part so that God doesn’t get all the glory.” These are common arguments…

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Bruxy Cavey on the Hot Seat

, posted by SEA

Video of Arminian pastor Bruxy Cavey answering various questions, several that are relevant to soteriology. Here are some of the things talked about: 1. If we are born sinful and in need of Jesus, isn’t…

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Why I Am An Arminian
Part IV: Theology

, posted by Martin Glynn

I do not know whether or not you have noticed, but as I’ve been going, I am moving from my least relevant reasons to my most relevant reasons as to why I am an Arminian…

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Did Arminius Affirm Salvation by Grace or Works?

, posted by drwayman

Did Arminius Affirm Salvation by Grace or Works? written by SEA member, Roy Ingle I read a Calvinist piece in which the author showed his utter misunderstanding of Arminianism. He never cites Arminius, never cites…

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Mission Possible: A Response to Shai Linne

, posted by

The following is an edited response to Shai Linne’s Limited Atonement rap song, “Mission Accomplished.” The original version was posted by “Murray” in the comments at the Gadgetry, Thoughts, Unleashed! blog. What is in brackets…

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Ephesians 2:10; A Devotional

, posted by Martin Glynn

For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works which God prepared for us to do.The beautiful thing about this verse is how close one feels with God when thinking that He…

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Ephesians 2:8-9; A Devotion

, posted by Martin Glynn

For you see it is from grace that you have been saved through faith; not from yourself. This is a gift of God, not from works so that none may boast. Ah yes, we are…

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Pursuing Righteousness by Faith

, posted by Kevin Jackson

What is pursuing righteousness by faith? In Romans 9, Paul speaks of pursuing righteousness by faith rather than works: What shall we say, then? That Gentiles who did not pursue righteousness have attained it, that…

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Friday Files: Goodwin on Romans 9

, posted by Godismyjudge

John Goodwin’s 531 page commentary on Romans 9 is the longest and most detailed account of Romans 9 I have read. I loved it. I will try to give a brief overview and highlight what I found to be some of his most insightful points. The structure of his work is as follows: a brief overview of the chapter to show how his view flows with the contours of the text, a detailed exposition of the text, a table of scriptures mentioned with some commentary on them, some general comments on interpretation, and some questions on answers on the broader implications of the text. The work also includes the “Banner of Justification”, which explains justification in detail and it includes “Agreement and Distance of Brethren” which highlights the differences between Calvinists and Arminians.

Overview

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